1. Nokerguly Atagulyev was elected the new head of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan. This decision was made at an extraordinary general meeting of the Union members held on July 12, the agenda of which included the results of the Organization's activities in the framework of the implementation of the Program for the socio-economic development of the country.
2. The team of the children's art school of the Charzhev etrap, led by Ilgar Atahanov, took part in the III International Festival of Children and Youth Art “Young Talents”, which was held in Dushanbe. The Turkmen participants took first place in the nomination of the festival by singing the song “Kebelek” with inspiration.
3. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Mahri Bashimova met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Arab Emirates to Turkmenistan Ahmed Al Hameli. During the meeting, bilateral cooperation on a wide range of issues, as well as prospects for further expansion of the Turkmen-Emirati partnership were discussed.
4. The Central Council of the Women's Union of Turkmenistan and the National Trade Union Center traditionally hold a competition among craftswomen for making felt mats. Qualifying etrap and city stages of the competition have already started. The purpose of the competition is to identify new types of ornaments and unique ways of making beautiful felt mats. The competition traditionally includes three rounds: the story of craftswomen about the felt felting tools used and their technique for making felt, a visual demonstration and a creative performance dedicated to the beauty of the Turkmen felt.
5. The business circles of Turkmenistan are invited to participate in the 9th India International Expo, which will be held in New Delhi from August 10 to 12. The program of the international forum includes business events on the development of cooperation between Indian and foreign businessmen. Interested parties can contact the Indian Embassy in Ashgabat.
6. The rescue suit of the heroine Yulia Peresild from the film “Challenge” is put up for sale. The cost of the spacesuit is not indicated, but those who wish to purchase it can submit an application on the “Glavkosmos” website. The 10,5 kg spacesuit used in space during the filming of the film is in perfect condition. It can be used as a museum piece, as well as a prop for filming other space-themed paintings. “Challenge” by Klim Shipenko is the first feature film shot in space, aboard the International Space Station.
7. A series of experiments conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins University in the United States showed that people are able to hear silence. Research results allow scientists to argue that the brain processes silence in the same way as sounds. According to the authors, this is why people experience discomfort during a pause in a conversation or a quiet pause between thunder.
8. The pilot of the Automobile Sports Federation of Turkmenistan Maksatmyrat Danatarov continues to pursue the leaders of the standings of serial T2 SUVs Melnikov from the “Podmoskovye” team and Petrov from the “Rus” team. According to the results of the seventh stage of the “Silk Way” rally, the crew of the Automobile Sports Federation of Turkmenistan under the control of Danatarov is in third place in the overall standings. There are only two stages left before the finish of the largest race in Eurasia.
9. The Russian media club “Broke Boys” defeated FC “Bas” in the final of the lower bracket of the ISS-2023 in football. The meeting was held at the “Sapsan Arena” in Moscow. The main time of the match ended in a draw (3:3), and the “Broke Boys” players turned out to be more accurate in the penalty shootout - 5:4. The Turkmen defender of FC “Bas” Oraz Atayev entered the field from the first minutes of the match and spent all 90 minutes of the meeting. In the 70th minute, with the score 1:3 in favor of the “brooks”, Atayev scored from the standard and reduced the backlog of the “bus” to a minimum. Oraz was also accurate in a series of post-match strikes, putting the ball under the right nine.
10. Students from Turkmenistan will take part in the International University Sports Festival, which will be held in Yekaterinburg from August 19 to 31. It is expected that about 4000 athletes and team representatives from the BRICS, SCO and CIS countries will come to the capital of the Urals. The preliminary list of educational institutions that will become potential participants in the festival includes 246 universities from 94 countries. Athletes will compete in 14 disciplines.